View of the Week: On the Rising Inequality// The View From Standard & Poors

Standard & Poors has just issues a tough report which should cause some concern for all--whether this will be headed is another profound question @

The Global Report From Standards & Poors 

Economic Research:

How Increasing Income Inequality Is Dampening U.S. Economic Growth, And Possible Ways To Change The Tide

The topic of income inequality and its effects has been the subject of countless analysis stretching back generations and crossing geopolitical boundaries. Despite the tendency to speak about this issue in moral terms, the central questions are economic ones: Would the U.S. economy be better off with a narrower income gap? And, if an unequal distribution of income hinders growth, which solutions could do more harm than good, and which could make the economic pie bigger for all?

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